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College History and Archives

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College Archives

Official records of the trustees, deans, presidents, and other offices, as well as diaries, scrapbooks, and other materials documenting student life

Historical Photographs

Digitized photographs and illustrations of Bowdoin College campus, people, and events from the early nineteenth century to the present

College History Resources

An online archive of the student newspaper, College catalogue, and other Bowdoin publications, plus helpful research guides and lists

Records Management

Information about the retention and disposition of College records, and how to transfer permanent records or schedule confidential destruction

Electronic Records

Advice on managing your College e-mail as well as information about electronic record and website archiving at Bowdoin